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Capitol Briefing: April 1, 2007 - April 7, 2007

Putnam's 11, Seeing 'Red'

Let's call them "Putnam's Eleven." They're the 11 House Republicans who collected $2,500 checks each for their campaign accounts from "Red PAC" the political action committee run by Rep. Adam Putnam (R-Fla.), who, as chairman of the House Republican Conference, is the third-ranking GOP leader in the chamber. Contributions from...

By Paul Kane  |  April 6, 2007; 9:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (8)
Categories:  GOP Leaders , House  
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Iraq Supplemental Debate: The Final Act

The battle over the supplemental spending bill for the Iraq war can be boiled down into a five-act play, heading toward a climactic showdown at some point next month. The first two acts have already been completed, with the House and Senate passing versions of the supplemental and setting differing...

By Paul Kane  |  April 5, 2007; 7:12 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (38)
Categories:  Purse Strings  
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Iraq Withdrawal Debate, Part II: The Veto

President George W. Bush will be offering up his second veto ever in less than a month, if the Democratic Congress sends him an Iraq spending bill containing a deadline for troop withdrawal.. And while he would double his veto total from the previous six-plus years, Bush would remain in...

By Paul Kane  |  April 4, 2007; 6:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (34)
Categories:  Iraq  
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The Iraq Withdrawal Debate, Part 1

Mark your calendars for April 27, give or take a day. That's the rough estimate of when President George W. Bush might have his first chance to veto a piece of legislation approved by the Democratically controlled 110th Congress. Over the next few days, Capitol Briefing will give readers a...

By Paul Kane  |  April 3, 2007; 6:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (47)
Categories:  Iraq  
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"Mistakes do happen"

Mistakes were made. That is one of the oldest refrains of modern politics, harkening back to one of President Ronald Reagan's memorable explanations of the Iran-Contra affair in the mid-1980s. Most recently, Attorney General Alberto Gonzales used the phrase to describe the administration's process in terminating eight U.S. attorneys. Last...

By Paul Kane  |  April 2, 2007; 2:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (14)
 
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